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Forum: Navy 05-03-19, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Beckford
Britannia Beagles?

Britannia Beagles?
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-02-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Beckford
There are some photos of the badges on the RWxY...

There are some photos of the badges on the RWxY Facebook page:

New Officerís badge:
https://www.facebook.com/ArmouredReserve/photos/a.536665246348785/2166121203403173/?type=3&theater

New ORís...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 06-02-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Beckford
That is the OR's badge - the Officer's version is...

That is the OR's badge - the Officer's version is gilt and silver with no enamelling. The temporary version - the black & chrome one - is metal.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 11-06-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Beckford
4th Bn Glosters were formerly the 1st Volunteer...

4th Bn Glosters were formerly the 1st Volunteer Bn, Gloucestershire Regt and known as the 'Bristol Rifles'; when the Territorial Force was formed in 1908, they gave up their green rifles uniform and...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 07-03-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By Beckford
Glosters and RGBW wore navy blue until July 2005,...

Glosters and RGBW wore navy blue until July 2005, when RGBW were re-named as the RGBW Light Infantry and the light infantry green was adopted.
Clive
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 27-01-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Beckford
Stephen - yes, that's the style. Clive

Stephen - yes, that's the style.
Clive
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets 26-01-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By Beckford
Only the a/a version was worn when I was in BUOTC...

Only the a/a version was worn when I was in BUOTC in 1977/78. We also wore white tapes on epaulettes with black 'OTC'. Also a maroon stable belt with white metal clasp. The RAC troop also sported...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 17-11-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Beckford
Looks like a 2nd Bn Glosters officer's badge worn...

Looks like a 2nd Bn Glosters officer's badge worn on the front of the pugaree of the white foreign service helmet - according to Brinson*, similar badges were later used as 2nd Bn musicians' pouch...
Forum: General Topics. 30-10-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Beckford
Hi. Some suggestions: GLOUCESTER: The...

Hi.
Some suggestions:

GLOUCESTER: The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is at Gloucester Docks - covers Glosters and Royal Glos Hussars.

WOODSTOCK, OXON: Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park...
Forum: Cavalry, Yeomanry, Tank/RAC Badges 20-09-16, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,253
Posted By Beckford
RWxY Badges & Insignia

The RWxY was issued with new cap/beret badges to replace the old squadron badges on 5 July 2014. The other ranks version is in a black and bright metal finish, officers is embroidered. Not sure if...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 15-07-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Beckford
I believe the AP letters on the bike are for a...

I believe the AP letters on the bike are for a vehicle registered in Brighton,. Doesn't look like a Sussex Yeo or West Kent Yeo badge, though.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia 21-03-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Beckford
This cap was in the RGH's Badminton blue, with a...

This cap was in the RGH's Badminton blue, with a khaki cover. It was introduced in 1906 and continued to be worn by some until they reached Egypt in April 1915 - there is a photo in the Rollo...
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